Sail No. VIII 1, (where VIII stands for 80 sq. m. & 1 is the construction number) for the Seefahrtkreutzer class. 240 were made and around 30 survive of which Alraune is one of the last 3 remaining yachts from the 80 sq. m. class.
In 1928 the new boat made her appearance at Kiel week and won 6 races, skippered by Henry Rasmussen. In the following seasons she won a total of 86 races. She had a refit in 1995 at A. Walsteds Baadevaert in Svendborg. She was previously named ‘Athena’.
|Type of Boat:||80 Square Metre|
|Built By:||Abeking & Rasmussen, Bremen|
|LOA m / ft:||15.15m / 49'7"|
|LOD m / ft:||/|
|LWL m / ft:||10.10m / 35'7"|
|Beam m / ft:||3.10m / 10'1"|
|Draft m / ft:||2.00m / 6'5"|
|Sail Stats||Sail area: 80 sq.m. Sail No. VIII 1|
|Construction:||Larch & kembala planking laid on alternate steel and oak frames. She has a teak deck, mahogany superstructure and the spas are made from spruce.|